"An Evening with Amy Goodman" (94 minutes)
On January 13, 2012, Amy Goodman spoke to a capacity crowd of about 500 people at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Sacramento. She discussed the winds of change blowing across the globe, from Tahrir in Egypt to the Occupy Movement throughout the United States.Amy Goodman is a progressive broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author. She is the principal host of Democracy Now!, an independent global news program broadcast daily on radio, television and the Internet. After graduating from Harvard in 1984 with a degree in anthropology, she spent 10 years as producer of the evening news show at WBAI, Pacifica Radio’s station in New York City. Democracy Now!, which began in 1996, now airs on more than 225 stations across North America. Goodman has received dozens of awards for her work, including the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and the George Polk Award, as well as the 2008 Right Livelihood Award.
"Yes He Can! -- Hold Wall Street Accountable" (3.5 minutes)
California State Attorney General Kamela Harris is standing up against a proposed "sweetheart" deal that would let big banks avoid a full investigation for their role in the housing crisis. On January 19, people rallied in Sacramento to ask President Obama to join her and act immediately to investigate. Media Edge producer Michael Stavros was there, and prepared this report.
"Documentary Film Course" (14 minutes)
Ahmed Kamal documents the lives of his fellow students at the Independent Film & Television College in Baghdad as they try to get into classes, find the subjects for the films they want to make and deal with the difficulties of trying to film in Iraq at the moment. In the end the college has to close down when two people are abducted from the building and an explosion in the street below shatters all its windows.
"Guerrilla Warfare in the Information Age" (4 minutes)
The web’s pre-eminent conspiracist Robert Sterling breaks down the nature of info-war.
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